Show #2140 - Friday, December 17, 1993


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Kevin Ball, a film student originally from Kansas City, Missouri

Tina Karelson, an advertising copywriter from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Neal Favret, a law student from New Orleans, Louisiana (whose 1-day cash winnings total $7,200)

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Jeopardy! Round

    $100 14
In 1889 Dow Jones & Company launched this financial paper
    $100 6
He slugged his 714th & last home run in 1935, while with the Boston Braves
    $100 7
Washington Place, once the home of Queen Liliuokalani, is now the home of this state's governor
    $100 12
As trumpets blared & people shouted, the wall of this city "fell down flat"
    $100 13
This pair posthumously won the first National Aviation Hall of Fame awards
    $100 1
These "magical" words may have come from the Latin "hoc est corpus", or "this is the body"
    $200 15
In his 1964 State of the Union Address, Lyndon Johnson declared a "War on" this
    $200 8
This general who vowed to return to the Philippines was president of the U.S. Olympic Committee in 1928
    $200 18
Opened in 1663, the Theatre Royal on Drury Lane is the oldest theatre in this city still in business
    $200 27
1 John 3:12 calls this son of Adam & Eve a child "of that wicked one"
    $200 22
In December 1992 this former "Tonight Show" host received the Medal of Freedom from President Bush
    $200 2
From the Latin for "to increase", it's a sale where you up the price
    $300 16
It was the only state admitted to the Union during the 1870s, 1876 to be exact
    $300 9
Va. governor Douglas Wilder eulogized this tennis legend who died in 1993
    $300 19
The Jama Masjid mosque in this former capital city is the largest in India
    $300 28
73 of the songs or poems in this book are ascribed to David
    $300 23
In 1951 this "Talking Mule" won the American Humane Association's first Patsy Award
    $300 3
An operatic prima donna, it comes from the Latin for "goddess"
    $400 17
This city's 1886 Haymarket Riot left 7 policemen dead & more than 60 injured
    $400 10
In the 1970s superheavyweight Vasily Alexeyev set 80 world records in this sport
    $400 20
This Saskatchewan capital has a Royal Canadian Mounted Police museum with exhibits on the agency's history
    $400 29
Ananias, a disciple at Damascus, restored sight to this apostle
    $400 24
This country's King Faisal Int'l Prizes include ones for Arabic literature, Islamic studies & science
    $400 4
Derived from a Greek word for "mode of life", it's come to mean "one's usual food"
    $500 26
In the 1860s George Westinghouse solved a major railway problem by inventing this
    $500 11
On Aug. 23, 1992 this NFL team opened its new Georgia Dome with a preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles
    $500 21
The national seashore on this Texas island was established by Congress in 1962
    $500 30
This city about 2 miles from Jerusalem was the home of Mary, Martha & Lazarus
    DD: $500 25
The Sierra Club presents an annual photography award named for this nature photographer
    $500 5
Named for the naval surgeon who devised it, this cocktail is made with gin or vodka, lime juice & sugar

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Neal Tina Kevin
$1,300 $200 $700

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Neal Tina Kevin
$1,300 $2,300 $500

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $200 10
This queen of France was born in Vienna, & her original name was Maria Antonia
    $200 15
These animals walked alongside the canal & pulled boats through it
    $200 9
This Japanese coin equal to 100 sen is made of aluminum
    $200 17
This "Waltz King" wrote his first waltz at age 6 & had his own orchestra at age 19
    $200 1
Snails have these organs at the end of their 2 stalks
    $200 4
Her book "Death on the Nile" opens outside the Cataract Hotel at Aswan
    $400 18
Gangster Arthur Flegenheimer went by this name though he was born in the Bronx, not the Netherlands
    $400 16
Construction started in Rome in 1817; one group dug west to Buffalo, one group east to this capital
    $400 11
To commemorate the murder of Julius Caesar, a silver denarius coin depicting this assassin was issued
    $400 19
This French composer died 3 months to the day after his opera "Carmen" premiered
    $400 2
The duke is a hybrid of the sweet & tart varieties of this tree fruit
    $400 5
He translated "Alice in Wonderland" into Russian before he created another young girl, Lolita
    $600 23
John of Gaunt was the maternal grandfather of this Portuguese prince famed for financing voyages
    $600 28
The canal took about 8 years to build & about 10 years to recoup the cost via these
    $600 12
This country's post- World War I coins featured such heroes as Jozef Pilsudski & John III Sobieski
    $600 20
While a court organist in Salzburg, he composed his famous "Coronation" mass
    $600 3
About half as heavy as water, it's the lightest of all metals
    $600 6
His 1927 book "Tales of Swordfish and Tuna" isn't as famous as his Western novels
    $800 24
During the Franco- Prussian War, this Massachusetts nurse served with the International Red Cross
    $800 29
The Oswego Canal connects this Great Lake with the Erie Canal
    $800 13
This Russian alloy coin, one-hundredth of a ruble, was once made of silver
    $800 21
He died of cholera 9 days after conducting the first performance of his "Pathetique" symphony
    $800 26
Named from the Greek for "bloodlike", this mineral, often red, is the chief ore of iron
    $800 7
The mother of this "Show Boat" author talked her out of burning her first novel
    $1000 25
His son Elliott wrote about his alleged romance with Missy LeHand in the 1973 book "An Untold Story"
    DD: $800 30
This New York governor was aboard the Seneca Chief, the first boat through the canal
    $1000 14
In 1933 New Zealand began minting coins featuring designs of this native people
    DD: $500 22
Born in 1862, this French composer created musical Impressionism
    $1000 27
Discovered in 1974, the oldest skeleton of a female hominid is nicknamed this, after a Beatles song
    $1000 8
Life magazine called this author of "The Female Eunuch" a "saucy feminist that even men like"

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Neal Tina Kevin
$100 $9,000 $1,900
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Its 1st headline in '28 read, "2 Poor Boys Who Made Good Are Now Running for the Highest Office in the World"

Final scores:

Neal Tina Kevin
$0 $8,000 $2,500
3rd place: Polygram video selection + Wheel of Fortune & Jeopardy! games for Super Nintendo & Sega Genesis New champion: $8,000 2nd place: Broyhill living room set + Mills carpeting

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Neal Tina Kevin
$100 $10,300 $1,900
12 R,
7 W
21 R
(including 2 DDs),
1 W
(including 1 DD)
13 R,
6 W

Combined Coryat: $12,300

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Game tape date: 1993-09-13
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